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What these ashes wanted

Directed by Philip Hoffman
Canada, United States, 2001
Documentary, Avant-Garde

Synopsis

Hoffman arranges the jagged bits of life he shared with writer Marian McMahon. Her early death provoked this essay on mortality. Hoffman’s goal: “to illuminate the conditions of her death, the mystery of her life and the reason why, at the instant of her passage, I felt peace with her leaving".

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What these ashes wanted Directed by Philip Hoffman